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Some precinct locations moved due to Hurricane Florence damage

In the weeks leading up to Tuesday's mid-term election, board of elections officials across the Cape Fear have had to scramble to find new places for voters assigned to precinct locations damaged during Hurricane Florence.

Florence impact forces changes in 2 New Hanover polling places

It's been more than a month since Hurricane Florence, but the storm's impacts continue, including leading to a couple of changes for Election Day.

New Hanover Elections Board approves Sunday voting

The New Hanover County Board of Elections has released dates and times for early voting and this year, it includes Sunday voting.

After 24 years as school board member, Higgins responds to losing

For the first time in 24 years New Hanover County Board Chairman Ed Higgins will not advance to the general election.

Low early voting turnout across the Cape Fear

Across the Cape Fear Region Bladen and Pender counties had the highest turn out for early voting.

FIRST ON 3: Judge dismisses former New Hanover elections director’s lawsuit

The lawsuit filed by former New Hanover County Elections Director Marvin McFadyen has been dismissed.

Sunday voting approved in New Hanover County

Some voters who might be busy at work during the week, will get to head to the polls on a Sunday during one-stop voting.

New Hanover Co. NAACP wants early voters to head to the polls

Early voters were asked to come to the New Hanover County Board Of Elections Monday morning to make their voices heard.

Ahead of early voting, turnout in solo local elections continues to decline

In the last local election, roughly one in ten of registered voters decided who would lead the city of Wilmington government.

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New Hanover school board decides against Plan A for elementary schools

The New Hanover County school board held a special meeting on Monday to discuss whether or not to allow elementary schools to move to full-time in-person learning.

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Sen. Tillis: Trump to extend offshore drilling pause to NC

One of North Carolina's U.S. senators says President Donald Trump told him he'll add North Carolina to a list of states whose coastal waters won’t be subjected to offshore drilling for a decade.